Magewell SDI USB Capture Plus (32050)

3G-SDI to USB 3 Capture Card with Audio


Product Highlights

  • 3G-SDI Input and Loop through
  • 3.5mm Input and Output for Audio (Line) + embedded audio
  • Up or Down scaling available in hardware
  • USB 3 interface for high bandwidth, uncompressed video
  • Driver free Windows, MacOS, Linux, Chrome OS Support
Rentex No. XVP2190 | Mfr No. 32050

Magewell’s USB Capture SDI Plus is a full quality, uncompressed 3G-SDI ingest device, compatible with software including Adobe’s suite, meeting and conferencing applications Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, Gotmeeting, Cisco Webex, Skype, and Zoom; Livestream, OBS Studio, vMix, and more. Audio input and output can be handled through line-level 3.5mm jacks or with embedded audio over SDI, giving you options.

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Supported OS Windows: 7/8/8.1/10/2008/2008 R2/2012 (x86 & x64)
Linux: (Ubuntu 12.04-16.10, CentOS 7)
OS X: 10.9-10.11
macOS: 10.12
Chrome OS
Supported APIs Windows

  • DirectShow
  • Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI


  • V4L2
  • ALSA

OS X/macOS

  • QuickTime
  • AV Foundation


Supported Software VLC
Microsoft Media Encoder
Adobe Flash Media Encoder
Any Other DirectShow, V4L2, QuickTime, AV Foundation Based Encoding, or Streaming Software
Input Interface SD/HD/3G-SDI: 1 x BNC
Unbalanced Line-In: 3.5 mm Jack
Output Interface Loop-Through: 1 x BNC
Unbalanced Line-Out: 3.5 mm Jack
Host Interface USB 3.0: Compatible with USB 2.0/3.1
Input Resolution
Supports up to 2048 x 1080SDI Specific Features
Integrated Cable Equalizer Supporting Cable Lengths up to 459′ / 140 Meters for 3G-SDI SignalsSupport for SD/HD/3Ga/3Gb/3Ga-DL/3Gb-DS Standards
Support for 2K (2048×1080) Mode
Support for RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2 Color Sampling
Support for 10/12-bit Color Depth
Support for extraction of SMPTE 352 Payload Identifier
Support for up to 2 (Mono) Audio Channels at 48 kHzSupport for Extraction of Audio Formation Information & Channel Status Data
Limited Support of 3Gb-DS: Only the First Stream Can Be Captured
Limited Support for Capture of the First Link of Dual-Link Interfaces:
YCbCr 4:2:2 10-Bit 1080p 50/59.94/60: Captured as 1080i 50/59.94/60
YCbCr 4:4:4 10-Bit: Captured as 4:2:2
RGB 4:4:4: R/B Sub-Sampled
Analog Audio Extract the Embedded SDI Audio and Output via 3.5 mm Unbalanced Line Out
Capture Analog Audio via 3.5 mm Unbalanced Line-In Interface
Video Capture Format Support for Capture Resolutions up to 2048×1080
Support for Capture Frame Rates up to 120 fps (Actual Capture Frame Rate Can Be Limited by the USB Bandwidth and Internal Working Frequency. Typical Capture Frame Rates on the Intel USB 3.0 Controller are as Follows:)
1920×1080 YUY2 (up to 70 fps)
1920×1080 RGB24 (up to 60 fps)
Support for YUY2 & UYVY4:2:2 8-Bit
Support for RGB24 & RGB32 4:4:4 8-Bit
The Default Capture Format Is YUY2
More Capture Format Can Be Set Using USB Capture Utility
Power Consumption 5 V Max Current: ~0.5 A
Max Power Consumption: ~2.5 W
Environment Operating Temperature: 32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
Storage Temperature: -4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
Relative Humidity: 5 to 90% Non-Condensing
Dimensions 4.36 x 2.24 x 0.67″ / 11.07 x 5.68 x 1.7 cm

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